March 23, 2010

HDT Robotic Arm Carries 3 Times its Weight

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HDT has released a new robotic arm system designed for medical, military and homeland security usage. It made its formal debut at the NDIA Ground Robotics Capabilities Conference last week. The MK1 robotic arm can carry more than 50 pounds although it only weighs about 14 lbs. It has 11ยบ of freedom, 3 fingers and four actuators to move its 10 joints. It is controlled by a joystick and all of the joints can be controlled at the same time, making more efficient than previous arms.

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at March 23, 2010 9:10 PM
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